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Steelers | Byron Leftwich not expected to return

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 08:13:23 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Byron Leftwich this offseason.

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Steelers | Two unlikely to be brought back

Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:56:46 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers need to get younger on the offensive line and at backup quarterback, which means the team is unlikely to bring back impending free agents QB Byron Leftwich and OT Max Starks.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jamison Hensley

Vikings | Looking for backup QB options

Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:23:43 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings will be looking for quarterbacks to compete with QB Joe Webb to the backup position for QB Christian Ponder this offseason. Free-agent QBs Derek Anderson (Panthers), Matt Moore (Dolphins), David Carr (Giants), Matt Leinart (Raiders), Byron Leftwich (Steelers), Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals), Jason Campbell (Bears) and Rex Grossman (Redskins) are options.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Dan Wiederer

Steelers | Expected to re-sign one of their backup QBs

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 09:47:22 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to re-sign either impending free-agent QB Charlie Batch or QB Byron Leftwich this offseason to be their No. 2 QB.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Steelers | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 30 Dec 2012 08:34:27 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Alameda Ta'amu, QB Byron Leftwich, CB Curtis Brown, WR David Gilreath, CB Justin King, DL Loni Fangupo, LB Marshall McFadden inactive for Week 17.

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Steelers | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 23 Dec 2012 08:47:49 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared LB Adrian Robinson, DL Al Woods, QB Byron Leftwich, CB Ike Taylor, CB Justin King, OT Mike X. Adams, WR Plaxico Burress inactive for Week 16.

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Steelers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 12:02:30 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Al Woods, QB Byron Leftwich, CB Cortez Allen, CB Ike Taylor, OT Mike X. Adams, WR Plaxico Burress, OG Willie Colon inactive for Week 15.

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Steelers | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 09 Dec 2012 08:55:48 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Al Woods, QB Byron Leftwich, CB Ike Taylor, OG John Malecki, LB LaMarr Woodley, OT Mike X. Adams, RB Rashard Mendenhall inactive for Week 14.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich questionable

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:08:52 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) did not practice Friday, Dec. 7, and is questionable for Week 14.

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Steelers | Six miss practice

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:22:42 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), P Drew Butler (illness), S Ryan Clark (hip), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) and LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 6.

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Steelers | Three fully practice

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:45:49 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (ribs), FB Will Johnson (concussion) and WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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Steelers | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 12:00:34 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Ben Roethlisberger, QB Byron Leftwich, CB DeMarcus Van Dyke, WR Jerricho Cotchery, LB LaMarr Woodley, OT Mike X. Adams, RB Rashard Mendenhall inactive for Week 13.

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Steelers | Three ruled out

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:10:58 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) and LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle) did not practice Friday, Nov. 30, and are out for Week 13.

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Steelers | Five miss practice

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:26:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), OT Willie Colon (knee), DT Casey Hampton (illness), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) and LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Steelers | Four miss practice

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:11:18 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (ankle), OT Willie Colon (knee), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs), OT Max Starks (back) and LB LaMarr Woodley (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Steelers | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 25 Nov 2012 08:32:33 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Antonio Brown, QB Ben Roethlisberger, QB Byron Leftwich, CB DeMarcus Van Dyke, WR Jerricho Cotchery, OT Marcus Gilbert, SS Troy Polamalu inactive for Week 12.

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Steelers | Four out

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:04:16 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder), WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) and QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) didn't practice all week and are out for Week 12.

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Steelers | Five miss practice

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:57:23 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder, rib), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) and SS Troy Polamalu (calf) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 22, and will not play in Week 12.

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Steelers | Five miss practice

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:35:46 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Ziggy Hood (back), QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) and S Troy Polamalu (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich suffered injury early

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:35:51 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) said he injured his ribs in the first quarter of the team's Week 11 game, but stayed in the game because the injury did not affect his throwing.

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Steelers | Two ruled out

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:18:58 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) and WR Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) are ruled out for Week 12, but head coach Mike Tomlin doesn't think either player will miss the rest of the season.

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Steelers | Charlie Batch to start Week 12

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:10:30 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that QB Charlie Batch will start in Week 12. Batch has a 5-2 record in subbing for Ben Roethlisberger (ribs) through the years. Both Roethlisberger and QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) are out indefinitely with rib injuries.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich injury update

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:24:47 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (ribs) fractured two ribs in the Steelers Week 11 game and is unlikely to play in Week 12.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter

Steelers | Byron Leftwich could miss some time

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:09:48 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers fear QB Byron Leftwich (rib, shoulder) will be out for a while with injuries suffered in Week 11. QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder, rib) is doubtful for Week 12, so the team is expected to work out quarterbacks this week.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich injury update

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 06:21:33 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (shoulder, rib) suffered shoulder and rib injuries in Week 11. "He sustained some hits, but that's football, particularly when you're talking about this matchup," head coach Mike Tomlin said. "He did a nice job of communicating where he was." Some of Leftwich's teammates recalled that he kept telling everyone he was fine, and Leftwich himself repeated "I'm OK" four times to reporters after the game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Dejan Kovacevic

Steelers | Byron Leftwich gets medical attention in loss

Sun, 18 Nov 2012 20:43:26 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (rib) was tended to by the medical staff on the sidelined in the fourth quarter of the Week 11 game against the Baltimore Ravens. He was able to finish the game, ending up completing 18 of his 39 passes for 201 yards, no touchdowns and one interception. He did account for the team's only touchdown when he scored on a 31-yard scamper in the first quarter.

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Steelers | Offense will have subtle changes

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:38:14 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said the offense will have subtle changes with QB Byron Leftwich starting Week 11. Offensive coordinator Todd Haley said the offense will adapt to Leftwich's strengths.

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Steelers | Is Byron Leftwich a good fit?

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 07:36:30 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich does not appear to be a good fit for offensive coordinator Todd Haley's scheme. The system relies on short and quick passes, while Leftwich is someone who doesn't get rid of the ball quickly. The team is confident, however, that the offense won't have to change with Leftwich starting.

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Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger officially ruled out

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 05:33:02 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder, ribs) is out for Week 11 and QB Byron Leftwich will get the start. The team is not taking any chances with Roethlisberger, deciding to sit him.

Fantasy Tip: Leftwich is not in the same class as Roethlisberger by any means; however, in the short-term he should be adequate. Look for the Steelers to focus even more on the run and short-passing game. Mike Wallace's value may take somewhat of a hit, while TE Heath Miller could see even more targets.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jay Glazer

Steelers | More on Ben Roethlisberger

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 13:05:49 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) is dealing with a sternoclavicular sprain in his shoulder, which is an uncommon and painful injury. It's the same injury that forced former QB Brett Favre to end his streak of 297 straight games played. A sternoclavicular sprain involves ligament damage to the joint connecting the breastbone and collarbone, and normal recovery time is typically three weeks to multiple months. Head coach Mike Tomlin said QB Byron Leftwich will receive the majority of snaps in practice this week and is expected to start against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 11.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Alan Robinson

Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger will miss time for birth of son

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:13:28 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said he will leave the team to be with his wife when the couples' first child is born. There is a chance his son could be born Nov. 18 or Nov. 25 when the team plays the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns, respectively. QB Byron Leftwich will start in his place if Roethlisberger has to miss a game.

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Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger unlikely to play this week

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:32:36 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) is unlikely to be ready to play against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 11, meaning QB Byron Leftwich will get the start.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich fills in during OT win

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:10:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich entered the Week 10 game Monday, Nov. 12, against the Kansas City Chiefs for the injured QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder). Leftwich completed seven of his 14 pass attempts for 73 yards, leading his team to a go-ahead field goal in the fourth quarter.

Fantasy Tip: Leftwich might be counted upon to start in Week 11 against the Baltimore Ravens if Roethlisberger cannot go, and early indications are that he has an injury that concerns the team. Leftwich would only be worth adding as a QB2 in leagues which require two starting signal callers.

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Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger leaves stadium

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 20:06:51 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) left Heinz Field in the second half of the Week 10 game against the Kansas City Chiefs to have his injured right shoulder further evaluated. QB Byron Leftwich replaced him under center.

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Steelers | Four players probable for Week 3

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:03:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (illness), WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee), TE Heath Miller (ribs) and OT Marcus Gilbert (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and are listed as probable for Week 3.

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Steelers | Five miss practice

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:07:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams (back), LB James Harrison (knee), QB Byron Leftwich (illness), TE Heath Miller (abdomen) and S Troy Polamalu (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Steelers | QB rotation set for third preseason game

Thu, 23 Aug 2012 10:22:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will receive the most snaps during the third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 25. QBs Byron Leftwich and Charlie Batch will also play in the game, but QB Jerrod Johnson will sit out the game.

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Steelers | Charlie Batch will be No. 2 QB in preseason game

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 10:05:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Charlie Batch will replace QB Ben Roethlisberger in the second preseason game Saturday, Aug. 19, after sitting out the first preseason game. QB Byron Leftwich will sit out the game after playing in the first preseason game.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich listed as No. 2 QB

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 10:59:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich is listed as the No. 2 quarterback over QB Charlie Batch on the first depth chart of the preseason.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich agrees to terms

Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:00:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Byron Leftwich (Steelers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Steelers | Three FAs could return

Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:09:23 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are interested in re-signing QBs Byron Leftwich and Charlie Batch as well as RB Mewelde Moore this offseason.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Scott Brown

Steelers | Byron Leftwich, Charlie Batch could return

Thu, 23 Feb 2012 13:27:36 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said there is a chance the team re-signs impending free-agent QBs Byron Leftwich and Charlie Batch this offseason.

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Steelers | Expected to re-sign Byron Leftwich

Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:27:04 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Byron Leftwich at some point this offseason.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich undergoes foot surgery

Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:50:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (arm, foot) had surgery Wednesday, Oct. 12, on his left foot to remove some loose cartilage. He said he might as well have it done now while he is on Injured Reserve for a broken left arm.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich undergoes surgery

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:46:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (arm) underwent surgery to repair the broken arm he suffered during the third preseason game. Leftwich said it will take him two to three months to recovery from the injury.

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Steelers | Roster reduced to 58

Fri, 02 Sep 2011 13:40:56 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed QB Byron Leftwich (arm) on the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Sept. 2, and also released LBs Baraka Atkins, Mario Harvey, Chris McCoy and Mortty Ivy, DL Corbin Bryant, DBs Brett Greenwood, Macho Harris, Donovan Warren and DaMon Cromartie-Smith, RBs James X. Johnson and John Clay, OLs Colin Miller, Kyle Jolly, John Malecki, Trevis Turner and Keith Williams, WRs Armand Robinson, Wes Lyons and Tyler Grisham, TE Jamie McCoy and PK Swayze Waters.

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Steelers | Charlie Batch likely the No. 2 QB

Tue, 30 Aug 2011 07:51:06 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Charlie Batch is the likely candidate to be the team's backup quarterback following the injury to QB Byron Leftwich (arm). Head coach Mike Tomlin said Monday, Aug. 29, that a final determination on the new backup will not be made until after the final preseason game. Tomlin gave QB Ben Roethlisberger a day off practice Monday, Aug. 29, and split the repetitions between Batch and QB Dennis Dixon.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ray Fittipaldo

Steelers | Byron Leftwich undergoes surgery

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 13:56:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (arm) underwent surgery Monday, Aug. 29, to repair a fracture in his left arm.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich likely headed for IR

Sat, 27 Aug 2011 20:39:46 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (arm) suffered a broken upper left arm in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27, against the Atlanta Falcons. Leftwich will likely be placed on the season-ending Injured Reserve list.

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Steelers | Byron Leftwich might have broken arm

Sat, 27 Aug 2011 20:23:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich (arm) left the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27, against the Atlanta Falcons due to an arm injury. He might have suffered a broken arm.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette